Pedocriminality: the Church announces the creation of a recognition and reparation commission


This body will have for primary mission to recognize the word of the victim and, according to his wish, to “mediate” between the victim and the congregation concerned.

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An expected decision. The leaders of the Conference of Religious of France (Corref, Catholic congregations) voted “unanimously” the creation of a “Independent Commission for Reconnaissance and Reparation” for victims of child crime, its president, Véronique Margron, told AFP on Friday, November 19.

This is a separate structure from the Independent National Authority for Recognition and Reparation (Inirr) announced in early November by the bishops of France. This body will have for primary mission to recognize the word of the victim and, according to his wish, to “mediate” between the victim and the congregation concerned, as regards a possible compensation, added Sister Margron, at the end of a general assembly of the Corref which was held during four days in Lourdes.

This new body created by Corref will have the primary mission of recognizing the words of the victim, of him “give faith”. “It is an act of reparation”, explained Sister Margron at the end of a general assembly of this organization which was held for four days in Lourdes.



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